CTCMPAO Council Meeting Highlights
CTCMPAO has its first full council meeting on Monday December 9, 2013. This is the first full council meeting with all 17 members (9 elected professional members and 8 appointed public members) and the new registrar since the establishment of the college on April 1, 2013 when the TCM Act was proclaimed. The council has decided to have its election of president, vice president, executive committee at its next meeting on January 23, 2014.
There were 1951 members registered with CTCMPAO to date. The college will start the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, the Quality Assurance Program, the registration of student, inactive and temporary members in the new year. It is recommended that the council will make a priority in the strategic planning to work on the regulations and registration for Doctors of TCM.
There were 138 people took the Pan-Canadian Written Examinations for TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists on October 8, 2013 in Toronto with 54% pass rate for acupuncturist exam and 61% pass rate for TCMP exam. Only individuals who have passed the written exams are qualified to write the Clinical Case Study Examinations on January 21, 2014.